Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies
  • Author : Caitlin Doughty
  • Release Date : 10 September 2019
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 13 : 9780393652710
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New York Times Bestseller Winner of a Goodreads Choice Award “Funny, dark, and at times stunningly existential.” —Marianne Eloise, Guardian Everyone has questions about death. In Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?, best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers the most intriguing questions she’s ever received about what happens to our bodies when we die. In a brisk, informative, and morbidly funny style, Doughty explores everything from ancient Egyptian death rituals and the science of skeletons to flesh-eating insects and the proper depth at which to bury your pet if you want Fluffy to become a mummy. Now featuring an interview with a clinical expert on discussing these issues with young people—the source of some of our most revealing questions about death—Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? confronts our common fear of dying with candid, honest, and hilarious facts about what awaits the body we leave behind.

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs   And Other Questions About Dead Bodies

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs And Other Questions About Dead Bodies

Author : Caitlin Doughty
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Social Science
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New York Times Bestseller Winner of a Goodreads Choice Award “Funny, dark, and at times stunningly existential.” —Marianne Eloise, Guardian Everyone has questions about death. In Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?, best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers the most intriguing questions she’s ever received about what happens ...

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs

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Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
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